classic vintage chrome manual transmission muscle pony car Firestone
Light Pewter Metallic
The muscle car era was beginning its downfall in 1971, but that also created the conditions for a very special machine. The Boss 302 program had come to an end without the Trans Am series support, but Ford wanted to still flex its muscle one last time. They created a true race-ready small block package called the Boss 351, and this is one of the 1,806 that was ever produced.
It’s a total package that really has an eye for detail, right down to the Mag 500 wheels with pony center cap and wide oval tires. Inside is a highly correct interior where you can instantly tell they invested heavily to give it a time capsule-like presentation. That means the crisp door panels with wood-like inserts, and the high back bucket seats are complete down to the knit-style inserts and silver stripes.
Under the hood is what makes this coupe so important. The R-code 351 cubic-inch V8 was specifically built for performance. Ford fortified the constriction, gave it a true Ram Air fresh air system, and added a large four-barrel carburetor on top.